The accident at the Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Bridge involving several vehicles which resulted in a fire, trapped victims and traffic congestion was part of a drill exercise by the Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) in the emergency exercise dubbed as Eksais Permata Hijau 2020 (ExPH2020). Personnel of other safety agencies also joined the emergency exercise.
ExPH2020 is an effort by FRD to enhance the preparation of joint-operations for agencies involved in emergency situations. The agencies included the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF), Emergency Medical Ambulance Services (EMAS) and the Public Works Department (JKR).
More details on Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin